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SP0016 A nurse led osteoarhtritis clinic in specialist care
  1. S.M. Oliver
  1. Rheumatology, Minerva Health Centre, Preston, Preston, United Kingdom


This presentation will outline the experiences of running a nurse led osteoarthritis clinic.

A brief outline of the steps undertaken to prepare an appropriate business case will be outlined together with the challenges experienced in implementing the service in the UK healthcare system. This presentation will describe the benefits to the patients of providing a community based nurse led service as well as some of issues that must be considered for a successful and safe service.

Disclosure of Interest None Declared

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